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Nonprofit brings the best of Louisiana culture to L.A.

Juliana D. Norwood | 7/4/2012, 5 p.m.

A New Way of Life Reentry Project, a grassroots nonprofit community organization, hosts a special one-night event to raise awareness and funds to provide safety, support and a second chance for formerly incarcerated women.

The 2012 national tour of the Ultimate Louisiana Party brings a moveable feast of the best of Louisiana's unique music, food and culture to raise awareness and funds for the Los Angeles-based nonprofit.

The event will feature Louisiana Funk Reggae and Cajun music provided by Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor with special guest The Zydeco Mudbugs. Tickets include a menu of catfish, red beans and rice, and skillet cornbread. Ticket prices are $35 per person or two for $50. Receive a $5 discount until July 7 when tickets are purchased online at www.anewwayoflife.org.

The benefit will be held Thursday, July 12 from 6-10 p.m. at the Savoy Entertainment Center, 218 S. La Bres Ave., Inglewood.

For more information visit, www.anewayoflife.org.